Ballads & Songs of Southern Michigan-songbook

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Whilst noble-hearted Wayland He met his watery grave.
8    The raging waters tore and tossed, Logs sprang from shore to shore, Now here, now there, his body lies, A-tumbling o'er and o'er.
9    One fearful cry for mercy, "O God, look down on me'"
His soul is free from earthly bonds, Gone to eternity.
10    Come all you jolly river boys, Be warned of Jimmy's fate, Be cautious and take warning Before it is too late.
11    For death is lurking 'round you, Still seeking to destroy
The pride of many a father's heart, And many a mother's joy.

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